|Custom School Paper and Class Size Matters Article - Brewster Kahle|
Custom Schools with a Class size of 1 or 4 by Brewster Kahle, presented to the club on January 10, 2011. Including supporting spreadsheet (in openoffice.org or libreoffice.org format) Blog post about this article, and a workshop about this subject. The paper is here. Article in Patch on the importance of Class size by Susan Scafuri: http://pacifica.patch.com/articles/controlling-your-childs-class-size
Keywords: class size, custom school, custom schooling, customschooling
|The relation of the size of the class to school room efficiency - Harlan, Charles Leroy|
Thesis (M.A.)--University of Illinois, 1914
Keywords: Class size; School management and organization; Theses
|Custom Schooling Workshop - Internet Archive|
Custom Schooling Workshop in San Francisco First workshop on “custom schooling“, an approach to schooling with class sizes from 1 to 4 that is surprisingly affordable, manageable, effective, and fun. 40 people came to the workshop. First video is the panel with parents talking about positive and negative experiences, and the 2nd video are the teachers. Custom School Paper and Class Size Matters Article by Brewster Kahle and Suzanne Scafuri
Keywords: custom schooling; education; private school; home schooling; curriculum; teachers; tutors; Internet Archive; Brewster Kahle; class size
|ERIC ED377548: Class Size. - ERIC|
The items featured in this annotated bibliography touch on several aspects of the multifaceted class-size debate. Allen Odden reviews the literature and contends that class-size reduction should be used "sparingly and strategically." C. M. Achilles and colleagues examines two different class-size situations and find student test performance in the smaller classes is significantly better than in the larger ones...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Annotated Bibliographies; Class Size; Cost Effectiveness; Elementary Education; Learning Strategies; Politics of Education; Teaching Methods
|ERIC ED385935: Intraschool Variation in Class Size: Patterns and Implications. Working Paper #344. - ERIC|
Economists attempting to explain the widening of the black-white wage gap in the late 1970s by differences in school quality have been faced with the problem that recent data reveal virtually no gap in the quality of schools attended by blacks and whites. This paper reexamines racial differences in school quality. It begins by considering the effects of using the pupil-teacher ratio, rather than the school's average class size, in an education-production function, because the pupil-teacher ratio...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Black Education; Class Size; Educational Quality; Elementary Secondary Education; Racial Differences; Teacher Distribution; Teacher Student Relationship
|ERIC ED370680: Class Size and Student Achievement: Tennessee's Star and Indiana's Prime Time Projects. - ERIC|
This study investigated the possible causes of the contradiction between the results of two projects. Indiana's Prime Time project compared the achievement of students in large (averaging 26 students) and small (averaging 19 students) classrooms in grades 1 through 3. Results indicated that 3 years in smaller classes had little effect on student achievement. Tennessee's Student Teacher Achievement Ratio (STAR) project was a longitudinal study of class-size effects on student achievement in kinde...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Class Size; Elementary School Students; Evaluation Problems; Longitudinal Studies; Primary Education; Program Evaluation; Research Design; Research Methodology; Small Classes; Teacher Student Ratio
|ERIC ED372450: Student Evaluations of Communication Research Methods Courses: Relative Levels and Contributing Factors. - ERIC|
A study assessed whether means for student evaluations of instruction tended to be lower in research methods classes than in other communication classes. Questionnaires were sent to 126 communication departments listed in the 1993 Speech Communication Association Directory and which were thought likely to require undergraduate research methods courses. A total of 77 questionnaires were completed, for a response rate of 61%...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Size; Communication Research; Course Content; Course Evaluation; Higher Education; Methods Courses; National Surveys; Research Methodology; Student Attitudes; Undergraduate Students
|ERIC ED377641: The Effects of Student-Teacher Ratios on Student Performance in Special Education. Research & Resources on Special Education, Abstract 22. - ERIC|
This research abstract is based on two studies: first, "Student and Instructional Outcomes under Varying Student-Teacher Ratios in Special Education" and, second, "A Case Study Analysis of Factors Related to Effective Student-Teacher Ratios", both by Martha L. Thurlow and others. The studies investigated the effects of various student-teacher ratios on quantitative and qualitative outcome measures and explored the interaction of this variable with other factors that contribute to student perform...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Size; Elementary Education; Mild Disabilities; Outcomes of Education; Performance Factors; Student Reaction; Teacher Student Ratio; Time on Task
|ERIC ED377239: Class Size and Determinants of Learning Effectiveness. - ERIC|
Based on the comparison of a regular-sized (n=25) and an oversized (n=54) class of college students taught by the same instructor, significant superior performance was found in favor of the large class. This disparity persisted even when a switching regression model (with endogenous switching) was performed. Only 39% of the learning disparity can be explained by characteristics of the student, including a 29.5% performance gap that is attributed to the potential "overachiever" trait of small cla...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Class Size; College Students; Comparative Analysis; Economics; Females; High Schools; Higher Education; Learning; Males; Questionnaires; Regression (Statistics); Sex Differences
|ERIC ED363402: Early Identification and Interventions for Elementary Students at Risk of Not Succeeding in School. - ERIC|
This project described methods of early identification and implementation of various interventions used to increase achievement of students at risk in grades three, four, and five at John D. Floyd Elementary School in Spring Hill, Florida. The 51 children who qualified for and were enrolled in the dropout prevention program had achievement scores below national and state norms. Possible causes of the low achievement scores included poor attendance, retention, inconsistent time on task, inappropr...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Attendance; Class Size; Curriculum; Dropout Prevention; Early Intervention; Elementary Education; Elementary School Students; High Risk Students; Identification; Questionnaires; Teaching Methods
|ERIC ED362310: The Effects of Nursery School Environment on Teachers' Perceptions of Children's Behavioural Difficulties. - ERIC|
This study examined teachers' perceptions of the nature and extent of behavior problems exhibited by children in nursery classes. A total of 154 teachers from public and private schools in rural, small town, and urban areas in Greece completed a self-reporting questionnaire and an evaluation of their students' behavior. The results showed differences in the overall prevalence rate of behavior problems in relation to geographic region and population density...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Class Size; Environmental Influences; Foreign Countries; Geographic Location; Nursery Schools; Preschool Education; Preschool Teachers; Rural Urban Differences; Social Cognition; Student Behavior; Teacher Attitudes
|ERIC ED386498: Public School Student, Staff, and Graduate Counts by State, School Year 1993-94. Statistics in Brief. - ERIC|
Information on student enrollment, staff, and graduates in the public schools is summarized, drawing on information from the State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary and Secondary Education, School Year 1993-94. In the 1993-94 school year, there were 43.4 million students enrolled in public elementary and secondary schools in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Of these, 24.3 million were in prekindergarten through grade 6, with an additional 18.2 million in grades 7 through 12, and 0...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Size; Elementary Secondary Education; Enrollment; High School Graduates; National Surveys; Outcomes of Education; Public Schools; School Personnel; State Departments of Education; Teacher Student Ratio
|ERIC ED363956: The Teacher Aide Puzzle: Student Achievement Issues. An Exploratory Study. - ERIC|
This paper presents findings of a study that examined the relationship between the performance (as measured by test results) of pupils in classrooms with full-time teacher aides. The Student Teacher Achievement Ratio project (STAR) was implemented in Tennessee from 1985 through 1989 to study the effects of class size on student achievement and development in grades K-3. Data for this paper were derived from an analysis of data from Project STAR and its derivative studies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Class Size; Elementary School Students; Grade Repetition; Instructional Effectiveness; Primary Education; Scores; Small Classes; Teacher Aides; Teacher Student Ratio
|ERIC ED387546: Five Year Financial and Management Assessment of the Buffalo Public Schools. - ERIC|
In February 1993 the Buffalo Financial Plan Commission was asked to conduct a financial and management assessment of the Buffalo (New York) public schools. The effort involved the work of 115 volunteers from 75 businesses and community organizations in the Buffalo area. Thirty-four recommendations were produced, which were expected to yield annual savings ranging from $15.7 million in 1995-96 to $44.3 million in 1999-2000 with: (1) no curtailment of academic programs; (2) no increase in class si...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Size; Cost Effectiveness; Economic Impact; Educational Finance; Elementary Secondary Education; Expenditures; Fringe Benefits; Needs Assessment; Program Evaluation; Public Schools; Resource Allocation; School Restructuring; Special Education; Student Costs; Urban Schools
|ERIC ED388064: Teachers' Views on Ways of Improving English Language Teaching in Hong Kong. - ERIC|
A study investigated the attitudes of Hong Kong English-as-a-Second-Language teachers concerning English language teaching problems in that context. The study was prompted by perceptions of declining interest in use of English, less frequent requirement of English skills for employment, increased use of colloquial Cantonese in social contexts, and difficulties with English instruction in the schools, particularly at the secondary level...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Size; Curriculum Design; English (Second Language); Foreign Countries; Inservice Teacher Education; Instructional Improvement; Instructional Materials; Language Teachers; Questionnaires; Reading Materials; Scheduling; Second Language Instruction; Teacher Attitudes; Teacher Education; Teaching Skills; Textbooks; Time Factors (Learning)
|ERIC ED384088: Learning Lessons from Large Classes: Student Attitudes toward Effective and Ineffective Methods in Large Classes. - ERIC|
To solicit students' views on teaching and learning in large classes, surveys were distributed to 143 students enrolled in an upper division general education and major course in communication theory in the fall of 1993. The survey consisted of 17 questions, 10 of which were closed-ended questions concerning demographics. The remaining seven were open-ended questions focusing on student likes and dislikes in large classes and their ideas for improving teaching and learning in large classes...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Size; Content Analysis; Higher Education; Speech Communication; Student Attitudes; Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance; Student Needs; Student Surveys; Teacher Effectiveness; Teaching Conditions; Teaching Styles; Undergraduate Students
|ERIC ED384682: Overcrowding in Urban Schools. ERIC/CUE Digest Number 107. - ERIC|
The New York City Citizens' Commission on Planning for Enrollment Growth submitted a report on overcrowding in New York City schools that may serve as a guide to other cities striving to provide an effective education for ever-increasing numbers of students. Research on the impact of school overcrowding has been inconclusive, but there is some evidence that, especially in schools with a high proportion of students living in poverty, overcrowding can have adverse impacts on learning...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Size; Crowding; Educational Planning; Extended School Day; Low Income Groups; Personal Space; Physical Environment; Resource Allocation; Space Utilization; Urban Environment; Urban Problems; Urban Schools; Year Round Schools
|ERIC ED385626: Reduced Class Size in ESEA Chapter 1: Unrealized Potential? - ERIC|
The Augmented Staffing model of the Chicago Public Schools (Illinois) is a reduced class size, full-day program that includes almost 6,500 elementary school students served under Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The effects of this program were studied, examining the level of teacher knowledge about the program and its implementation, the achievement of the program's students, and program characteristics...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Class Size; Compensatory Education; Disadvantaged Youth; Educational Change; Educationally Disadvantaged; Elementary Education; Elementary School Teachers; Knowledge Level; Program Evaluation; Teacher Effectiveness; Teacher Student Ratio; Thinking Skills; Time Factors (Learning); Urban Schools
|ERIC ED389779: A Qualitative Study of Resilient At-Risk Students. Review of Literature. - ERIC|
This review of literature organizes and categorizes recent research on at-risk students, concentrating on resilient at-risk students. Programs that have been effective in promoting the success of at-risk students are reviewed, and a file of resources on at-risk students has been compiled. The 61 resources located in this study are organized in the following ways: (1) summary of the literature; (2) summary of characteristics of at-risk students; (3) summary and analysis of effective programs; (4)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Class Size; Counseling; Educational Environment; Elementary Secondary Education; High Risk Students; Intervention; Parent Participation; Program Effectiveness; Program Evaluation; Qualitative Research; Self Esteem; Student Characteristics; Teacher Role; Urban Schools; Youth Programs
|ERIC ED371667: Assessing Faculty Performance Using the Student Evaluation of Instruction. - ERIC|
This study examined the effects of class size, course level and absenteeism on college student ratings of college faculty teaching performance at a small liberal arts institution, Atlantic Baptist College (New Brunswick, Canada). A rating scale was completed by students in each course offered during the fall semester of the 1993-94 academic year. There were 743 usable evaluations which were analyzed using a statistical software program...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Advanced Courses; Attendance; Class Size; College Faculty; College Instruction; College Students; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Introductory Courses; Rating Scales; Student Attitudes; Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance; Surveys; Teacher Evaluation
|ERIC ED374037: A Plan for Enhancing Student Achievement in an Eleventh Grade Large Classroom American History Course through a Multicultural Curriculum. - ERIC|
This practicum was designed to increase student achievement and to motivate 11th grade U.S. history students to consistently complete homework assignments, to actively participate in classroom discussions, and to perform with a passing grade of "C" or above on all examinations. This paper describes the development of a multicultural curriculum and its implementation in a large classroom U.S. history course...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Class Size; Curriculum Enrichment; Grade 11; High Schools; History Instruction; Instructional Effectiveness; Learning Activities; Multicultural Education; Oral History; Social Studies; Student Motivation; Teaching Methods; United States History
|ERIC ED360429: Matching School Resources and Student Needs: Scheduling and Assignment Problems in High Schools Serving At-Risk Youth. Final Report. - ERIC|
By studying the process by which disadvantaged and low-achieving high school students are assigned to classes and special programs, how and why disadvantaged students are placed in inappropriate programs can be understood. Reasons exist to question the assumption that students are assigned to programs rationally on the basis of information about abilities, performance, and interests. Ideal characteristics of scheduling processes were identified based on the literature, and compared with practice...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Ability; Class Size; Course Selection (Students); Disadvantaged Youth; Educational Practices; High Risk Students; High School Students; High Schools; Low Achievement; Needs Assessment; Scheduling; Student Motivation; Student Needs; Student Placement; Time Management; Urban Schools
|ERIC ED375633: Large Classes and Their Influence on Language Teaching. - ERIC|
This paper discusses the nature and implications of problems that language teachers believe to exist in excessively large classes. A review of the literature on class size indicates three categories of problems, namely pedagogical, management, and affective. Pedagogical problems include: difficulties with speaking, reading, and writing tasks; difficulties with monitoring and providing feedback; problems in individualizing work; avoidance of tasks that are demanding to implement; difficulty getti...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attendance; Class Size; Classroom Techniques; Foreign Countries; Grading; Group Dynamics; Higher Education; Homework; Language Teachers; Large Group Instruction; Second Language Instruction; Student Attitudes; Teacher Attitudes; Teacher Student Relationship; Teaching Methods
|mit :: ai :: aim :: AIM-867|
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document.mit :: ai :: aim :: AIM-867
Keywords: phonetic; constraints; unstressed; stressed; broad; recognition; equivalence; phonemes; articulation; syllables; sequential phonetic; equivalence classes; broad phonetic; class size; phonetic constraints; stressed syllables; ambisyllabic phonemes; equivalence class; unstressed syllables; phonetic sequence
|ERIC ED381580: Teacher Shortages in the United States: Outlook for the Future. - ERIC|
The outlook for teacher employment in public education is important to current and future teachers and policymakers of elementary, secondary, and higher educational institutions. The number of teachers needed is dependent on several factors including: (1) population of school-age children; (2) number of existing teachers; (3) age of the existing teacher population; and (4) class size. Changing geographical population distributions and areas of teaching specialization are additional factors that ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Age Differences; Class Size; Demography; Elementary Secondary Education; Employment Patterns; Enrollment; Futures (of Society); Geographic Regions; Labor Market; Population Distribution; Public Schools; Tables (Data); Teacher Characteristics; Teacher Shortage; Teacher Supply and Demand; Teaching (Occupation)
|ERIC ED386423: The Effect of the Relationship between Classroom Student Diversity and Teacher Capacity on Student Performance. Executive Summary. Conclusions and Recommendations for Educational Policy and Practice. The Strategic Management of the Classroom Learning Enterprise Research Series. - ERIC|
This study investigated the relationship between classroom student diversity (how students differ in their attributes, educational requirements, learning styles) and teacher capacity (skills, abilities, knowledge) to student performance in Texas public schools. Teacher ethnicity and gender, class size, and classroom per pupil expenditure were explored to determine what classroom student diversity/teacher capacity combinations could be suggested to maximize overall classroom student performance f...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Class Size; Classroom Research; Cultural Differences; Educational Policy; Elementary Education; Elementary School Teachers; Ethnicity; Expenditure per Student; Instructional Effectiveness; Public Schools; Sex Role; Socioeconomic Status; Teacher Effectiveness; Teacher Qualifications; Teacher Salaries; Teaching Experience; Teaching Skills
|ERIC ED385946: Understanding the Rising Cost of Public Schooling: Exploring the Growth in Instructional Costs. - ERIC|
Many argue that infusions of money have not helped to improve schools and that the American system of public education has failed. This paper describes the problems and puzzles posed by existing data and research on public school spending over time, with a focus on instructional spending. It compares 1990 current account spending to 1960 spending, based on a review of data from three sources: (1) the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES); (2) organizations that collect information on s...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Size; Compensation (Remuneration); Costs; Educational Economics; Educational Finance; Elementary Secondary Education; Expenditure per Student; Expenditures; Inflation (Economics); Longitudinal Studies; Public Schools; Teacher Salaries; Teacher Student Ratio
|ERIC ED388735: Caring for Kids. A Critical Study of Urban School Leavers. - ERIC|
The study reported concentrated on school leavers in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) who returned (dropbacks) to Job Corps Programs over an 8-year period. Interviews with 100 dropbacks explored who left school, why they left school, what caused them to come back, and the kinds of interventions that might succeed with other students. Part 1 provides a contextual framework for the dropout problem in Pittsburgh, other large cities, and the nation...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Class Size; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Educational Policy; High Schools; Intervention; Interviews; Job Training; Nontraditional Education; Reentry Students; Stopouts; Student Attitudes; Urban Schools; Urban Youth
|ERIC ED379999: Higher Education Finances and Services. Statistics in Brief. - ERIC|
Data from the Survey on Higher Education Finances and Services were analyzed to determine whether higher education institutions (n=711) experienced operating budget cuts during the fiscal year (after the budget was initially approved) between fiscal years 1990 and 1993. While 17 percent had experienced such cuts during fiscal year 1990, this percentage rose to about one-third of all institutions during fiscal years 1991 through 1993...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Budgeting; Class Size; College Programs; Departments; Educational Finance; Educational Trends; Higher Education; National Surveys; Operating Expenses; Private Colleges; Program Termination; Public Colleges; Retrenchment; Student Personnel Services; Trend Analysis
|ERIC ED379381: A School System at Risk: A Study of the Consequences of Overcrowding in New York City Public Schools. IUME Research Report No. 95-1. - ERIC|
This research report presents data showing that overcrowding in the New York City public schools is having significantly negative effects on instruction and learning in the system. The impact is particularly strong in schools that have a high proportion of students of low socioeconomic background, where overcrowding is sharply linked to lower achievement. In New York City, enrollment growth has been quick and is occurring at all grade levels...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Size; Crowding; Educationally Disadvantaged; Elementary Secondary Education; High School Students; Low Achievement; Poverty; Public Schools; School Size; School Space; Socioeconomic Status; Student Attitudes; Teacher Attitudes; Teachers; Urban Schools
|ERIC ED364185: Factors That Influence Teacher Acceptance of Interactive Television. - ERIC|
This study examines factors that influence teacher acceptance and support of interactive television (ITV). The factors include: (1) good inservice on ITV; (2) appropriateness of subject matter; (3) student motivation; (4) class size; (5) ITV's allowing low-enrollment classes; (6) job losses or gains; (7) professional growth; (8) peer and administrative support; (9) equipment training; (10) technical support; (11) participation in decision-making; and (12) challenge...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Size; Educational Television; Elementary School Teachers; Elementary Secondary Education; Enrollment Influences; Inservice Teacher Education; Online Systems; Professional Development; Secondary School Teachers; Student Motivation; Teacher Attitudes; Teacher Influence; Technical Assistance; Technical Education
|ERIC ED365681: What Works, and Can We Afford It? Program Effectiveness in AISD, 1991-92. Publication Number 91.43. - ERIC|
This report presents information on the effectiveness, including cost effectiveness, of many programs of the Austin (Texas) Independent School District (AISD). In 1991-92, the AISD Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) reviewed 85 programs or program components. Cost effectiveness was calculated for 18 programs using an achievement effect measure and for 16 programs using a dropout prevention effect measure...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Bilingual Education Programs; Class Size; Compensatory Education; Cost Effectiveness; Dropout Prevention; Early Intervention; Elementary Secondary Education; Enrichment Activities; Evaluation Methods; Measurement Techniques; Program Effectiveness; Program Evaluation; Remedial Instruction; School District Spending; School Districts; Urban Schools
|ERIC ED371045: School within a School, Grades 7, 8, 9, 10. Focus on Program Evaluation. - ERIC|
School within a School (SWS) is a locally funded program in the Des Moines (Iowa) Public Schools of instruction in basic skills, career guidance, and counseling support for at-risk 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th graders in comprehensive middle schools and high schools. In 1991-92, 323 high school students and 67 middle school students participated. As part of the program role of support to students who are not being successful in school, teachers work with reduced class sizes to make personal connectio...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Basic Skills; Career Guidance; Class Size; Counseling; Formative Evaluation; High Risk Students; High School Students; High Schools; House Plan; Junior High School Students; Junior High Schools; Middle School Students; Middle Schools; Program Evaluation; School Restructuring; Student Attitudes; Urban Schools
|ERIC ED372718: A Preliminary Study of the Feasibility and Utility for National Policy of Instructional "Good Practice" Indicators in Undergraduate Education. Contractor Report. - ERIC|
This paper on the feasibility of using teaching practices as indicators of student learning was developed as part of an ongoing project to develop a process for the assessment of college student learning in the context of National Education Goal 5, Objective 5, which aims to increase the proportion of college graduates with "advanced ability to think critically, communicate effectively, and solve problems." The paper reviews the empirical research literature in three areas: (1) effects of instit...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Standards; Class Size; College Environment; College Outcomes Assessment; Curriculum; Educational Assessment; Educational Objectives; Educational Practices; Educational Quality; Higher Education; Instructional Effectiveness; Required Courses; Student Behavior; Student Development; Student Educational Objectives; Student Motivation; Teaching Methods; Time on Task; Undergraduate Study
|ERIC ED374118: Keeping Our Schools Safe: A Survey of Teachers and Students about Violence in U.S. Schools. - ERIC|
A nationwide survey was conducted to solicit input from a random sample of junior and senior high school students (N=250) and teachers (N=258) regarding violence in the schools. This report presents a summary of survey results under five headings. The first, perceived seriousness of violence, indicated that one in three teachers and one in four students viewed violence in their schools a serious problem...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitude Measures; Attribution Theory; Class Size; Discipline; Family Programs; High School Students; High Schools; Junior High School Students; Junior High Schools; National Surveys; Parent Counseling; Peer Influence; Problem Solving; Secondary School Teachers; Self Concept; Student Attitudes; Student Behavior; Teacher Attitudes; Violence
|ERIC ED377891: Blinn College Fact Book, 1993-94. - ERIC|
This second edition of the Blinn College (BC) Fact Book brings together descriptive information about all aspects of the college, specifically highlighting the growth and development of the college during 1993-94. Section I provides background information on two-year colleges in Texas, including a history of Blinn College and a list and map of the Texas public community/junior college districts. General information about BC is provided in section II, including charts showing the organization of ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Persistence; Academic Rank (Professional); Administrative Organization; Budgeting; Class Size; Community Colleges; Enrollment Trends; Expenditures; Faculty Workload; Grades (Scholastic); Institutional Characteristics; Library Materials; Longitudinal Studies; Personnel Data; School Holding Power; Student Characteristics; Student Financial Aid; Tables (Data); Transfer Students; Two Year Colleges
|ERIC ED363498: Science Teachers in Nevada: State of the Profession, Spring, 1990. - ERIC|
This study focuses on the need to know more about Nevada science teachers, their current teaching situations, their educational and experience backgrounds, their needs, and their opinions. Questionnaires were mailed to all 471 Nevada educational personnel assigned to teach science classes in the spring of 1990. The number of respondents was 345. Major findings of the study are: (1) 70% of Nevada's science teachers work in urban district; (2) 52% are senior high school teachers and 33% are middle...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Size; College Science; Concept Formation; Educational Facilities; Educational Research; Elementary School Science; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Higher Education; Inservice Teacher Education; Preservice Teacher Education; Science Curriculum; Science Education; Science Instruction; Science Teachers; Scientific Concepts; Secondary School Science
|ERIC ED361225: State Indicators of Science and Mathematics Education 1993. State and National Trends: New Indicators from the 1991-1992 School Year. - ERIC|
The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is helping develop a system of state-by-state and national indicators of the condition of science and mathematics education in an effort to assist local, state, and national policymakers in making informed decisions. The report, "State Indicators of Science and Mathematics Education-1990," established baseline data for this system of indicators. This report includes the trends analysis of state-by-state science-mathematics indicators based on da...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Class Size; Educational Assessment; Educational Indicators; Educational Trends; Elementary School Mathematics; Elementary School Science; Elementary School Students; Elementary Secondary Education; Enrollment Trends; Mathematics Achievement; Mathematics Education; Mathematics Teachers; Minority Groups; National Surveys; Science Achievement; Science Education; Science Teachers; Secondary School Mathematics; Secondary School Science; Secondary School Students; Sex Differences; Tables (Data); Teacher Certification; Teacher Characteristics; Teacher Education; Teacher Supply and Demand; Time on Task